Cyber Essentials

Defend your business from the most common cyber threats.

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We protect, support and help to keep your business compliant.

Cyber Essentials (CE) is a UK Government scheme which is operated by the National Cyber Security Centre (NCSC).

The purpose of this accreditation is to help defend your business from the most common cyber threats and ensuring you have applied best practice across your IT infrastructure.

There are two levels of certification; CE (self-assessment) CE Plus which includes an assessment from our CE practitioner. Net-Defence is an IASME Certifying Body allowing us to manage your certification process in-house.

Cyber Essentials (self-assessment)

This certification allows you to demonstrate that your business is serious about security, and is proactively managing your cyber threat. Once certified, UK organisations with a turnover of less than £20m are entitled to Cyber Liability Insurance.

Many attacks are simple by design, but the state of play is constantly changing and evolving. Meaning threats can come in many disguises all with the same end goal to exploit weakness in your environment.

By completing and maintaining your Cyber Essentials accreditation you lower your threat risk and protect the security of your organisation.

  • Self-Assessment
  • Review by Net-Defence
  • Guidance – Cyber Essentials Certified Assessors will guide you through the process

Cyber Essentials Plus

Cyber Essentials Plus follows on from CE by assessing the information provided in the Self-Assessment, we will

  • Audit – Our Assessors will highlight any areas that require improvement to achieve accreditation.
  • Certify – When the audit is complete your Cyber Essentials Plus certificate will be issued on the same day.

Cyber Essentials and Cyber Essentials Plus shows your employees, your customers and suppliers that your organisation is taking steps to protect itself. It’s also becoming a common requirement in contracts and tenders.

We know that organisations often avoid seeking accreditation due to other priorities in the business. That’s why Net-Defence can lead and govern the process on your behalf.

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A structured security plan to match your organisation.

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